Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Thalamita

Thalamita picta Stimpson, 1858



World Distribution
East Africa to Hawaii, French Polynesia and Clipperton. Includes Wallis & Futuna
MASDEA (Internet), Sakai (2004, CD), Poupin (BD Internet). - Mer Rouge, Afrique orientale, Tanzanie, Mozambique, Afrique du Sud, Europa, Madagascar, Comores, Anjouan, Mayotte, Glorieuses, Seychelles, Maurice, Inde, Laccadives, Chagos, Sri Lanka, Indonésie, Taiwan, Chine, Japon, Philippines, Australie, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Vanuatu, Fidji, Wallis & Futuna, Polynésie française, Hawaii, Clipperton.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Hard bottom (rock and rubbles)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-159 m

Mayotte data
Thalamita picta - Crosnier, 1962 : 138, fig. 237-40, pI. XII, fig. 2 (Europa, Madagascar, Comores, Anjouan, Mayotte, Glorieuses) - Guinot, 1967 : 256 (Liste des espèces de l'océan Indien, avec Mayotte dans la distribution). - Mayotte, Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 26, Platier de Mutsumbatsou, intertidal, 1 mâle 6,9x10 mm, 1 femelle ovigère 10,3x15,8 mm, 1 femelle juvénile 7,6x11,3 mm, MNHN B32506. - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012, st. BIO 22 (1 F juv 6.8x9.5 mm), st. BIO 33.

Europa data
Thalamita picta - Crosnier, 1962 : 138, fig. 237-40, pI. XII, fig. 2 (Europa, Madagascar, Comores, Anjouan, Mayotte, Glorieuses). - Thalamita picta - Guinot, 1967 : 256 (Liste, avec Europa). - Europa, BIOTAS collections, specimen MEPA-00171, 00174, st. EURO-7, pre-dét. J. Poupin d'après photo. - BIORECIE - St. 15, 2 males 10.3x14.9-14.3x20.7 mm (MNHN).

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Edwards AM, Nouv Arch MNHN 8: 229-267

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
WALLIS & FUTUNA - Thalamita picta - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Futuna). - CLIPPERTON - Thalamita roosevelti Schmitt, 1939a: 16, fig. 2 (Clipperton). - Thalamita picta - Garth, 1965: 12, figs 7, 11, 12 (Clipperton). - Hendrickx, 1995b: 134 (distribution). - Poupin et al., 2007 (Clipperton new coll.). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Goniosoma lineatum A. Milne Edwards, 1861: 377, pl. 35, fig. 4 (Nuku Hiva) fide Crosnier (1962: 138). - Thalamita alcocki - Nobili, 1907: 384 ("Tagatau" = Gambier?). - Thalamita gardineri - Rathbun, 1907: 63 (Fakarava, Makemo). - Thalamita picta - Holthuis, 1953: 8 (Raroia). - Morrison, 1954: 13 (Raroia). - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 33 (Tahiti; Syn.); 1962: 60 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Stephenson & Rees, 1967: 86 (Tikehau). - Stephenson, 1972: 50 (Syn.); 1976: 23 ("Hoava Strait" = Haava strait, between Tahuata and Hiva Oa, 48-57m). - Monteforte, 1984: 173, annex 1, tab. a (Makatea, Mataiva, Takapoto). - Delesalle, 1985: 289 (Mataiva). - Poupin, 1996a: 35 (Checklist; in part, specimen from Raiatea, 130m, is T. multispinosa; see Crosnier, 2002: 430); 1996b: 36, pl. 17g (in part, not specimen that illustrated pl. 17g that is T. multispinosa from Raiatea, 130 m; coll. Frv Marara). - Crosnier, 2002: 438 (Ua Huka; MUSORSTOM 9 campaign, 4-15 m). - Thalamita (Neothalaminella) picta - Guinot, 1985: 449 (List; subgenus from Moosa, 1979: 51) - Synonyms - Thalamita alcocki de Man, 1902; T. gardineri Borradaile, 1902. - Moorea Biocode project. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, coll. Evans, sample 0349, Leg 2, St 20, Ua Huka, tide pool, 1 male 13x21.5 mm, sample 0360, St 21; Leg 3, St. MQ19-R, Hiva Oa, 10-25 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC236. - Mission CRIOBE 2014 (collection, Mataiva, 1982, coll. Monteforte, det. Crosnier).

Other data
Musorstom 1 Philippines, CP18 — Moosa MK, Musorstom 1, 1: 142-150
Polynesie, 34b — Crosnier A, Zoosystema 24, 2: 401-449
Polynesie, 31 — Crosnier A, Zoosystema 24, 2: 401-449
Polynesie, 25 — Crosnier A, Zoosystema 24, 2: 401-449

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